Harris's Spiral Course in English; Inductive Lessons in Language and Grammar Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...a sheep. 8. Fur on the beaver. 9. Horns on the cow's head. 10. Coffee on a bush. 2. Change these ten sentences to the interrogative form and write them carefully. LESSON XCIV USE OF GROW AND GROWS1 USE OF IS AND ARE 1. Put grow or grows in each blank: 1. The lamb to be a sheep. 2. Kids-----to be goats. 3. A gosling to be a goose. 1 If desirable, teachers may extend this kind of exercise by substituting other verbs for "grow" and changing the form of the statement to suit. 4. Goslings to be geese. 5. Colts to be horses. 6. Fawns to be deer. 7. The puppy to be a dog. 8. Puppies to be dogs. 9. Cubs to be bears. 10. The pig to be a hog. 2. Instead of the first sentence above, we might say this: A-young sheep is called a lamb. Make like changes in the other nine sentences, being careful about the use of is and are. LESSON XCV COMBINING STATEMENTS 1. Sometimes two or more statements may be combined in one. 1. He is going. 2. I am going. 3. You are going. 4. You, he, and I are going. 2. Notice that the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd are combined to form the 4th. 3. Notice, too, that you comes first, and / or we last. This is polite. 4. Combine the statements in each group: _ I am here. You were there. He is here, 'They were there. 5. I came. Mary came. John came. We sang. You sang. They sang. Brother came. I came. Sister came. Susan went. You went. I went. I rode. Two boys rode. Two girls rode. I ran. The rabbit ran. The dog ran. LESSON XCVI COMBINING STATEMENTS Combine each group into one statement: 1. 5. Lead is a useful metal. Iron is a useful metal. Gold is a useful metal. Silver is a useful metal. The onion is a vegetable. The potato is a vegetable. The pumpkin is a vegetable. The squash is a vegetable. The rose is a flower. The pink is a flower. The...
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